December Recognition Ceremony

Commencement Office –

Good afternoon, 

We are thrilled to invite you, your family, and your loved ones to attend the December Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022, at 10 a.m. CST. Please find the December ceremony schedule below. 

Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022   

10 a.m.         December Recognition Ceremony   
1:30 p.m.      Brown School Ceremony
1:30 p.m.      Olin Business School Ceremony

Important Updates:

1. Registration is required to participate in the ceremony. The registration period starts today, Oct. 18, 2022, through Nov. 16, 2022, until noon CST. Graduates are required to register themselves, record their name for pronunciation, and let us know the number of expected guests. 

If you receive a “you are not registered with marching order” message, please send an email with your full name and student ID to  

Register Now  

We ask that all graduates complete the registration form, even if you are unable to attend.  

2. Regalia is required to participate. You may reserve regalia beginning today, Oct. 18, 2022, through Nov. 18, 2022. 

3. Photography will be provided by GradImages. Individual portraits of each graduate will be taken as they cross the stage and after they exit the stage. These images will be available for purchase. Graduates who pre-register for photos will save 20% off their purchase of $50 or more.   

Additional ceremony details may be found on our website.   

Thank you for taking time to read the important items listed above. We look forward to celebrating each of you and your incredible accomplishments.  


Michelle Gelven
Washington University in St. Louis
University Advancement
MSC 1202
7425 Forsyth Blvd., Suite 3100
St. Louis, MO 63105
Contact Us:
Phone: 314-935-8186